Alejandro Balde pens new contract with Barcelona

September 20, 2023

Alejandro Balde will stay at Barcelona until 2028.

Alejandro Balde pens new contract with Barcelona

FC Barcelona has officially announced that emerging talent Alejandro Balde has signed a new long-term contract extension with the club, extending his stay until the summer of 2028.

“FC Barcelona and player Alejandro Balde have agreed on a new contract that will keep him at the club until June 30, 2028.” “The buy-out clause is set at 1 billion euros,” the club said in an official statement.

According to the club, Balde’s new contract extends until the summer of 2028 and has a €1 billion release clause.

The club has stated that the formal signing and presentation of the new contract will take place tomorrow afternoon.

Balde, a product of the La Masia youth system, made his first-team debut under Ronald Koeman.

However, it was during the 2022/23 season that he truly blossomed, establishing himself as Xavi Hernandez’s first-choice left-back and knocking Jordi Alba out of the lineup.

Balde has recently grown in stature and is now a regular in the Spanish national squad.

A new contract for the 19-year-old has been in the works for some time, and an agreement was made before to the pre-season tour of the United States.

Manchester City was also keeping high interest in singing the teenage left-back. However, he eventually signed a new contract with Barcelona until 2028.

Balde initially appeared as a first-team player this summer. Due to the previous agreement on the new deal, the club even gave him the No. 3 jersey.